Ontario Law Firm Blog

Do Prior Convictions Impact the Outcome of a Car Accident Lawsuit?

Having a prior driving conviction, no matter how minor, can not only affect your insurance rates, but it could also impact your chances at recovering damages in a car accident lawsuit. This is why is it important to have an experienced lawyer by your… Read More

What are Contingency Fees?

At Greg Monforton & Partners, we charge nothing up front to handle your personal injury case. Our costs are advanced while we represent you and collected only in the event of a successful case. If your lawyer wins your case in a negotiated settlement… Read More

Common Misconceptions With Filing a Lawsuit

Being injured in a serious accident can leave victims with costly medical bills and loss of income from an inability to work while in recovery. However, many people are often discouraged to seek legal representation to file a lawsuit because of misconceptions… Read More

Greg Monforton Receives Best Lawyers in Canada 2021 Recognition

We are pleased to announce that our firm’s founder Greg Monforton has been selected for inclusion in the 2021 list of The Best Lawyers in Canada© for his work in Personal Injury Litigation. This is the 15th consecutive year Monforton has been recognized… Read More

Are Dependents Covered Under My Auto Insurance Policy?

Most Ontario residents depend on a family member’s auto insurance policy to cover them when a car accident happens. The Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule, a form of no fault insurance coverage in Ontario, states that an insured individual includes… Read More

Firm Partner Jennifer Bezaire Pens Guest Column for Windsor Star on Eliminating Civil Jury Trials in Ontario

Windsor injury lawyer and partner Jennifer Bezaire wrote a guest column for Windsor Star about why Ontario should follow other Canadian provinces and eliminate civil jury trials. A jury trial in a civil case is not a constitutional right, as it is in… Read More

Understanding Mediation in a Personal Injury Case

Although most personal injury cases settle before going to trial, sometimes it may take longer to come to a resolution when the insurance company devalues or denies a claim altogether. Insurers will make quick, lowball offers knowing that injury victims… Read More

How Can Gap Insurance Help Me After an Accident?

If your car gets totaled in an accident and the value is less that what is currently owed on your loan, that balance would need to be paid. This balance could be quite costly, ranging in the thousands of dollars. This is where gap insurance could be… Read More

How Are Soft-Tissue Injuries Valued in a Claim?

Although an accident can leave victims with serious injuries, such as broken bones or internal injuries, soft-tissue injuries are also quite common, but often dismissed as minor and not treated properly. Failure to seek immediate medical care for these… Read More

What is a Functional Capacity Evaluation?

If you have been injured in a car accident in Ontario, you may be eligible for accident benefits. These accident benefits are paid by your own car insurer, regardless of fault. Should you be unable to work for some time, these benefits could include income-replacement… Read More